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If you are in the market for an uncompromising, top-of-the-line graphics card, EVGA may have one of the best deals we have seen. The company has discounted the price of their GeForce RTX 3090 FTW3 Gaming edition by a whopping $1000 to $1149. This gargantuan instant rebate nearly halves the model’s $2149 MSRP and it's... Read more...
Meta's new AI chatbot seems to have evolving opinions on CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook in general. The real question, however, is whether the chatbot is inferring this on its own, or being taught. Meta AI announced its new chatbot called BlenderBot 3 on August 5, 2022. It states it is the company's first... Read more...
As summer draws to a close and we approach the back-to-school shopping season, a  number of products have been going on sale. Products like headphones, smart watches, and smart TVs have all had their prices slashed. You can check out some of them below. First up is the Apple Watch Series 3. Pictured above, the... Read more...
The only Arc graphics cards we've seen so far have been a couple of "Limited Edition" models of the higher-end parts and then of course the Gunnir Arc A380 Photon card. The fact that nearly a month out from their rumored release the only available desktop Arc parts were the Gunnir cards was causing some folks to doubt... Read more...
Google recently revealed its upcoming Pixel 7 lineup of smartphones. After having quite a few issues with its current Pixel 6 family, the company is probably looking forward to the refresh. Rumors are starting to hint at the Pixel Fold once again, and more details are beginning to surface. A recent leak hints at the... Read more...
Windows 11 has some great features to it. As the latest in Microsoft's operating system repertoire, it is also getting a whole host of awesome features with patches regularly. However, the Redmond software giant has regularly emphasized that they really want you to use a Microsoft account with your... Read more...
Amazon published a press release this morning announcing that it has entered into a merger agreement with iRobot, the company best known for its Roomba line of robot vacuum cleaners. So long as the deal receives shareholder and regulatory approval, Amazon will acquire iRobot for a $61 per share, totaling approximately... Read more...
Welcome back, friends, to the show that never ends: a quick peek at the latest GPU leaks. As usual for this generation, this one comes courtesy of kopite7kimi who is tweeting about a specific NVIDIA Ada GPU product with the SKU of either "PG136-SKU360" or "PG139-SKU360". The famed leaker remarks that this model is... Read more...
AMD recently teased a range of new motherboards their partners have been cooking up. Yesterday's Meet The Experts webinar revealed key details about X670 and X670E motherboards from the likes of ASUS, MSI, ASRock, Gigabyte, and Biostar. These boards leverage the new AM5 socket which will be required to support AMD’s... Read more...
If you've ever done any livestreaming on the internet, then you already know that one of the most important technical aspects of doing so is properly configuring your stream settings. Your selection of video encoder and its bitrate can have a particular influence. Most folks streaming these days are using the... Read more...
The Far Cry franchise is a popular series among gamers. The latest installment, Far Cry 6, is set on an island run by an overzealous dictator, Anton Castillo, who plans on forging his paradise using any means necessary. If you have been on the fence about buying the game, Ubisoft is giving gamers a chance to play its... Read more...
Early reviews of the Intel Arc graphics cards have not been bursting with praise. We only have reputable third-party reviews of the entry level Arc A380 thus far, but even with suitably lowered expectations, no one is recommending these Intel discrete GPUs for general use. A video published by Intel Graphics today... Read more...
If you have ever wished you could zoom into a YouTube video to see something closer up, you may be in luck. A new pinch-to-zoom feature has been made available to YouTube Premium members and works in landscape mode too. The primary benefits of YouTube Premium are being able to download videos for offline viewing... Read more...
Have you been waiting on getting a new phone? If you've been patiently waiting you might just be in luck. Released only a week ago, the Pixel 6a is already on sale so you can get yourself a brand-new Google Tensor-based mobile phone! We reviewed the Google Pixel 6a not long before its release and found it to be a... Read more...
Vampire Survivors sounds like a stupid game. You pick a character, then load into the game where your only interaction is to move around and choose power ups while your weapons and abilities autonomously slay the hordes of creatures around you. Yet, the $3 game’s simple Roguelite charm and retro throwback has... Read more...
It's pretty shocking to think about the reality of the semiconductor market. There are only a handful of vendors in each market that are relevant to most users. Take GPUs for example where there is only Intel, AMD, and NVIDIA. Only the latter two have options if you want to play high-end games, at least for... Read more...
When the Iron Banner was refreshed for Season of the Haunted, Bungie took the opportunity to also bring back the Rift game mode from Destiny 1. In Rift, two teams race to the center of the map to collect a Spark, and then dunk it in the opposing team’s goal. It brought changes to how Rift was played in Destiny 1 and... Read more...
AMD's next-generation Ryzen processors are on the way, and the leaks we've seen so far are super promising. The chips perform well in single-threaded benchmarks, and that translates to solid GPU performance too. We haven't seen a leaked multi-threaded benchmark of the top-end 16-core part, but AMD's own demo of same... Read more...
Modern games may look prettier and prettier, but their predecessors still have plenty to offer gamers a challenge. Even massively popular franchises like Halo have some challenges that have henceforth been considered impossible. Case in point, popular streamer Charlie ‘Cr1TiKal’ White noticed no player seems to have... Read more...
If you have been paying any attention to Google, you have probably noticed a lot of new projects that come and go from the Mountain View tech giant since its inception. Well, there's another one of their projects that is no more, in name at least: Google Duo. In June 2022, Google made an announcement stating that all Google Meet features Read more...
The US Government’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) maintains a list of exploited vulnerabilities and releases notices urging organizations, particularly government agencies and contractors, to patch said vulnerabilities. However, CISA isn’t the only one looking out for US infrastructure. Ken... Read more...
China’s largest gaming firm, Tencent Holdings, aims to grow its stake in France’s biggest gaming firm, Ubisoft Entertainment. Reports today suggest that Tencent, which already owns a 5% stake in Ubisoft, is looking to do a deal to acquire shares from the founding Guillemot family, which owns 15% of the French gaming... Read more...
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